Vehicle Build and Test Engineer

Autonomous Driving System Division of leading Global Automotive manufacturer is developing a research team in the US whose mission is to design and develop an autonomous research system capable of autonomous driving on pre-defined routes without the need for driver intervention.

The primary responsibility for this job is to work on the development build up, testing and continuous improvement of a SAE Level 4 vehicle development platform.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Plan, design, schedule, and execute test and validation plans for all levels of Autonomous Driving System testing.
  • Conduct data analyses, document and publish test report to support test plans, present findings and feedback to project team.
  • Ensure issues are identified, logged, tracked and resolved during each testing phase.
  • Ensure system robustness by using lean engineering and lightweight, repeatable processes.
  • Integrate, test, improve, and specify hardware and software to support the Autonomous Driving System engineering community.
  • Support prototype autonomous vehicle builds at both internal workshop as well as external suppliers.
  • Work with ADS team to develop/utilize requirement, Use Cases, Boundary Diagrams, Interface analysis, P-Diagrams, Noise Factor Management Strategies, FMEA, FMEM, DVP&R, etc.



  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering or other relevant fields.


  • Experience in development of mechanical mounting, hardware electronics (design, build and testing).
  • Experience integrating electronic systems such as PC’s, ECU’s, Networks, power distribution, ground truth systems etc.
  • Familiarity with environmental, mechanical, and electrical verification testing methodologies in an automotive environment.
  • Ability to replicate problems to determine its type/nature and communicate this to engineers to help resolve issue.
  • Experience with specification and integration of data acquisition methodologies using various test instrumentation.
  • Familiarity GPS, Differential GPS, GNSS and ground truth system.
  • Experience with 2D&3D design software, e.g. Solidworks, AutoCAD, etc.
  • Programming experience, e.g. Matlab, C++.


  • Master’s degree in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering or other relevant fields.
  • Previously experience with ADAS and autonomous vehicle testing.
  • Experience with various networking including CAN, ethernet, UDP, etc.
  • Experience with systems engineering and robust engineering including boundary diagram, P-diagram and FMEAs.
  • Familiarity with Robot Operating System (ROS).

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